Find exceptional Burmese rubies in our range for those glittering jewellery making projects. Red rubies represent heat, life and power, and are said to give you a peaceful and happy life. Appearing at 9 on the Moh’s scale of hardness, the ruby is quite a tough gemstone beaten only by the diamond.
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Rubies range in colour from a vibrant bright red to a deep dark reddish brown colour - some are even tinged with blue.
Our range of Burmese rubies are a part of the Corundum family of minerals. The colour is due to the presence of Chromium. There may be slight inclusions and zoning present, due to the nature of the stone. Rubies can be referred to as ‘corundum’ which comes from the ‘Sanskrit word ‘kuruvinda’. The Sanskrit name for rubies is ‘ratnaraj’ translating to “king of the gemstones”.
We currently stock round, oval and cabochon shaped red ruby stones, ranging in sizes 2mm to 4mm. Alternatively, you can buy a pack of between 25 to 30 round stones varying in size from 1.5 to 3mm. Individual packs may vary.
If you need more information on our range of red ruby gemstones, call us on 0345 100 1122. Our expert team of advisors will guide you through anything you need to know.
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